Tigase XMPP Server is an Open Source and Free (AGPLv3) Java based server. The goals behind its design and implementation of the server are:
This means that the server can handle many concurrent requests/connections and can run for a long time reliably. The server is designed and implemented to handle millions of simultaneous connections.
It is not enough however to design and implement a high load server and hope it will run well. The main focus of the project is put in into testing. Tests are taken so seriously that a dedicated testing framework has been implemented. All server functions are considered as implemented only when they pass a rigorous testing cycle. The testing cycle consists of 3 fundamental tests: